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Referring to References: Principles of Citation and Reference in APA Style
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Look at Chapters 6 (for in-text citation) and 7 (for references) P. 177 has a very helpful table for citation
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Purposes of Citation and Reference Acknowledge previous theoretical and empirical work. Build a logical and empirical case for a study or a review paper. Economize on space and verbiage.
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Building a reference list Ask a professor to recommend key works that should be consulted. Follow up on references from psychology textbooks. Realize that finding useful references can take time. You won’t find everything you need in one sitting.
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Building a reference list Focus on quality rather than quantity. When the library does not have a specific work that you need, use interlibrary loan. When using an online database such as PsycINFO, do not just pick the first articles that you see.
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Three rules of citation Do not list any publication in your reference list that you do not cite in the paper. Do not cite any source material in the paper without placing it in the reference list. Do not cite any source material that you haven’t actually read.
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APA Citation Style Always author(s) and date. Single author : Allen (1981) or (Allen, 1981) in initial and subsequent citations. Two authors : Creem and Proffitt (1998) or (Creem & Proffitt, 1998) in initial and subsequent citations. Three-to-five authors
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